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Ethos & Vision

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As a Church of England school, we pride ourselves in promoting a strong Christian ethos within a caring and supporting environment. We believe it is important to develop Christian core values that will impact the way we live our lives, both at school and in the wider community as God intended.

'I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me'
Philippians 4 v 13

  • We have a vision for everyone at Bridgemere to be lifelong learners; trying their best, enduring tough times with hope and courage and being open to new experiences.
  • We believe that God helps us to grow, especially through challenges, we therefore value resilience.
  • In order to flourish, we aim to support every child and adult with the diverse challenges of everyday life.

'A small rural school with a big Christian heart'

Our visions and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident and happy members of the community.
We nurture and maintain strong links with the Church and the local community. We give children the opportunity to experience what being a Christian is, in a warm, friendly family where everyone feels safe.

Our Church, our Faith

We gather together for collective worship every day and ensure it is inclusive, invitational and inspiring.
Our worship has a distinct focus each day. We are looking forward to returning to school in September and having our worship together once again as a whole school in the hall. Everyone is looking forward to this feeling of togetherness.
We are looking forward to continuing new links with the Reverend Alison Fulford who started her post here in the Parish in December 2020. We are hoping that she will be able to continue to develop that strong link between our school, church and community.

  • Monday – The Headteacher leads the whole school worship with the help of the Worship Council. The theme of our worship is linked to our school Christian values.
  • Tuesday – Whole school worship is led by the KS1 team following our Christian values.
  • Wednesday – Whole school worship is led by the KS2 team using 'Picture News' to explore topical themes.
  • Thursday – Whole school worship is led by outside Rev Alison Fulford, outside agencies or the Headteacher leads the worship developing a spiritual, moral, social or cultural focus.
  • Friday – We come together to celebrate and praise. We take this opportunity to think about our school community and reflect on how, with God's help, we can reach our full potential. We share in the joy of all our achievements and take this time to be thankful for the many talents God has given us.

Our Christian value for Autumn Term 1 is 'Friendship and Trust'
We will be exploring what friendship is and how we can be a good friend to those around us just like Jesus was. Friendship and trust go hand in hand and we will be thinking about trusting our friends, being trustworthyourselvesand trustingin God.

Please find our home school value sheet below to share with your family at home.

We regularly walk through the beautiful Doddington estate to hold services at St John's church. Parents are invited to attend. St John's was built in 1837 for the Delves Broughton family of Doddington

Our Vicar

Rev Alison Fulford is the vicar of the joint benefice of St James' Audlem, St John's Doddington and St Chad's Wybunbury. We are looking forward to building strong links with her as she starts her ministry here in 2021. It has been lovely for her to share with us worship on line this past half term and we look forward to her coming into school hopefully in the near furture.

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